• Stefano Arienti

    Studio Guenzani

    This exhibition contained works by Stefano Arienti from the past three years: a group of large, chromatic portraits on tracing paper created entirely with spray paint. Although the aerosol cans he uses relate his practice to graffiti, the artist is careful to specify that, unlike street artists who often adjust the sprayer in order to have more control over it, he leaves the head intact. The broader jet of paint produced by a can that hasn’t been modified for “artistic” ends makes any kind of detail work virtually impossible. The final likeness—whether of a person, animal, or flower—can be

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